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[audio]The Pin: A Yiddish language film - Yiddish Book Center
Naomi Jaye, director of "The Pin," shares the story behind this Yiddish-language film about two young people who experience love and loss while in hiding during World War II. The Pin (2013) is the first Yiddish-language film (with English subtitles) to be shot in Canada, and the second in North America in over 70 years. Episode 072 November 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Pin; Naomi Jaye; Yiddish film; Tune in!
Downloads: 12
[audio]Lakhn iz Gezunt - Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish
Downloads: 28
[movies]Yaffa Gunner 15May2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Yaffa Gunner, active member of the Jewish Community of Amherst, was interviewed by Allie Brudney on May 15, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Yaffa Gunner begins her interview by describing her family background; both of her parents were born in Hungary and immigrated to the United States. Her father left for the US before the First World War, but her mother only managed to arrive after the war ended, with two children in tow...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Feminism; Soviet Union; United States; Youth group; Transmission; Jewish community; Rural; Travel; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 31
[audio]Tango by Ben Barsh - Yiddish Book Center
Stella Rudolph playing "Tango by Ben Barsh"
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Stella Rudolph; Yiddish; Ben Barsh
Downloads: 43
[audio]A Hasidic Nign - Yiddish Book Center
From the repertoire of the Frand Family Klezmorim of Dubiecko, as performed by the New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble at the World Congress of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust, November 1, 2009, in Newton, MA.
Keywords: discovery project; Yiddish Book Center; Fran Family Klesmorim; Yiddish
Downloads: 34
[audio]To My Children - Yiddish Book Center
Listen to Sonia Victor's son, Arthur, read one of her last poems, dedicated to her children and grandchildren.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sonia Victor; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 24
[audio]Tori Avey on making the perfect latke - Yiddish Book Center
Tori Avey visits with us to talk about Jewish food and to share tips on making the perfect latke. A convert to Judaism, Tori is a "culinary anthropologist" and author of the award-winning "The Shiksa in the Kitchen," a food blog about Jewish cuisine. Episode 50 December 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tori Avey; Latke; Yiddish Book Center; Jewish food; The Shiksa in the Kitchen
Downloads: 462
[audio]Staging Modern Adaptations of Yiddish Plays - Yiddish Book Center
Ellen Perecman, founder of the New Worlds Theatre Project, discusses the process of choosing, translating, and producing Yiddish plays for an English-speaking audience. Perecman and her company will be in residence at the Yiddish Book Center this week as they begin working on Dovid Pinski’s Professor Brenner. Episode 37 August 7, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Aaron Lansky; New Worlds Theatre Project; Ellen Perecman; Yiddish Theater; Theater; Translation; Dovid Pinski; Professor Brenner; New York; Adaptation; Amherst MA; Amherst; Jewish; Jewish Culture; Yiddish Culture; Emma Morgenstern; Hebrew
Downloads: 238
[audio]Illustrating letters to a Yiddish Advice Column - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with artist Liana Finck to learn about her illustration exhibit "A Bintel Brief." On display at the Yiddish Book Center, "A Bintel Brief" is a graphic novel based on letters to the Forverts newspaper's advice column. Episode 62 May 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Liana Finck; Bintel Brief; Yiddish advice column; Tune in!
Downloads: 346
[movies]Leon Madowitz 24June2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Leon Madowitz, retired medical doctor, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 24, 2013 in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Leon Madowitz Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Yiddish Book Center, Karmazin Recording Studio, June 24, 2013...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Zionism; Eastern Europe; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Urban; Shtetl; Travel; Leon Madowitz; Weilan; Poland; Germany; New York City; Czetsochowa; Rabbie Eleazar Ben Moshe Azikri; Betar; 1920's; 1930's; 1940's
Downloads: 15
[movies]Edythe Bloom 02May2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Edythe Bloom was interviewed by Christa Whitney on May 2, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Edythe Bloom Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, May 2, 2012...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Press; Radio; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Israel; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Rural; Urban; Travel; Palestine; Kiev; Allentown PA; Delaware; Haganah; 50s; 40s; Orthodox; Hasdisim; Reform; Social Work; Strudel; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 38
[movies]Anna Stusser 18July2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Yoshi)
Anna Stusser was interviewed by Emma Morgenstern on July 18, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Anna Stusser Oral History Interview, interviewed by Emma Morgenstern, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, July 18, 2011...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Anna Stusser; Steiner Summer Program; Germany; German; Washington; Olympia WA; Bat Mitzvah; I.B. Singer; Clark University; Jewish Identity; Childhood; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Books; Literature; Scholarship; Academia; Holocaust; World War Two; Education; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Western Europe; Family history; stories about ancestors; Summer camp; Travel; Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Other languages
Downloads: 57
[movies]Rebecca Levine 19April2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Rebecca Levine, Yiddish teacher and Yiddishist, was interviewed by Jordan Kutzik on April 19, 2013 in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Yiddish Book Centerâs Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Rebecca Levine Oral History Interview, interviewed by Jordan Kutzik, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, April 19, 2013...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Rebecca Levine
Downloads: 9
[movies]Laurie Weinberg 12Aug2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Laurie Weinberg was interviewed by Hillary Ossip on August 12, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Laurie Weinberg Oral History Interview, interviewed by Hillary Ossip, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, August 12, 2011...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Jewish Identity; Childhood; Immigration; Migration; Jewish holidays; Israel; United States; Laurie Weinberg; military
Downloads: 93
[audio]Israel Joshua Singer - Di mishpokhe Karnovski (The Family Carnovski) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Joshua Singer; Yiddish
Downloads: 49
[audio]Realizing Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman, director of the Yiddish Book Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program, to learn about the launch of the Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship, development of the Center's Yiddish translation website, new translations, e-publishing of Yiddish translation, and so much more. Episode 61 April 30, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish translation; Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program; Yiddish translation website; Aaron Lansky; Sebastian Schulman
Downloads: 367
[audio]Recommended Reading - Yiddish Book Center
Ben Katchor's Hand-Drying in America and Mark Russ Federman's Russ & Daughters, a cookbook memoir, are the new releases recommended by Emma Morgenstern, Director of the Jewish Book Council Network. Episode 56 March 5, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ben Katchor; Russ & Daughters; Tune in!; Jewish Book Council
Downloads: 306
[movies]Alvin Becker 3Dec2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Alvin Becker, retired veterinarian, was interviewed by Rola Younes on December 3, 2013 in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story. To cite this interview: Alvin Becker Oral History Interview, interviewed by Rola Younes, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, December 3, 2013...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Advice; Childhood; Yiddish language; Jewish Identity; Yiddish teaching; Yiddish learning; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Hebrew; song; singing; Press; Radio; Books; Newspapers; Career and Professional Life; Jewish professions; Holocaust; World War Two; Jewish education; Synagogue; shul; temple; Jewish holidays; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Israel; Zionism; Soviet Union; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Summer camp; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Santa Fe; New Mexico; New York; St. Petersburg; Russia; Glencoe; Illinois; Milwaukee; Wisconsin; Israel; Belarus; United States; Golda Meir; Maurice Schwartz; Lifetime Learning Institute; Bard College; Yidishe folk shule; Poalei Zion; labor zionism; habonim labor zionist youth; orthodox; reform; reconstructionist
Downloads: 9
[movies]Bina Addes 4Oct2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Bina Addes, Wexler Oral History Project Oral Historian and child of Holocaust survivors, was interviewed by Jessica Parker on October 4, 2012 in Amherst, MA. Bina was born in 1947 in a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany, where she spent the first couple years of her life. Her parents were both from Poland and each lost members of their immediate families before and during the Holocaust; Bina's maternal grandfather was killed in a pogrom when her mother was two years of age...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Western Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Summer camp; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Urban; World War Two; Germany; Poland; Jewish Community of Amherst; JCA; Holocaust; World Was II; Zionism; Second Generation; Conservative; Reconstructionist; Bina Addes
Downloads: 19
[movies]Diana Bregman Feld 13September2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)
Diana Bregman Feld is the daughter of published Yiddish poet, Edith Kaplan Bregman. In this interview, Diana talked quite a bit about her mother, who was born in Telekhany, a shtetl in Belarus. Edith moved to the United States, to New York, with her family when she was thirteen. She read voraciously (Dreiser, Dostoyevsky, Shakespeare, all the Yiddish writers) and began writing poems as a teenager. She went to Palestine in the 1920s to take part in building the Jewish state, and there she met and...
Keywords: Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Other Jewish languages; Dance; Music; Press; Literature; Poetry; Career and Professional Life; Jewish professions; World War Two; Holocaust; Education; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Youth group; Summer camp; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; children/grandchildren of (Yiddish personalities); Urban; Shtetl; Telekhany; Belarus; Bronx; Brighton Beach; Brooklyn; Palestine; Israel; Lee; Massachusetts; Berkshires; Boynton Beach; Florida; Sholom Secunda; Zuni Maud; Mordechai Yardeni; Jacob Glatshtein; Avrom Reyzin; Dovid Pinski Yiddishe Shule; Hebrew University; Camp Kinderwelt; Temple Emanuel; Great Neck; NY; Jewish Federation; Jewish National Fund; Yidish Natsionaler Arbeter Farband; Habonim; Poale Zion; Zionist Organization of America; Reform; ybc
Downloads: 68
[movies]Ethan Kaseff 18Apr2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Ethan Kaseff was interviewed by Sara Israel on April 18, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Ethan Kasseff Oral History Interview, interviewed by Sara Israel, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, April 18, 2012...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Other languages; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Youth group; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Travel; Education; Jewish education; Sukkos; Sukkot; Yiddish revival and activism; Hebrew; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Ethan Kaseff; Young Judaea; United Synagogue Youth; USY; North American Federation of Temple Youth; NFTY; Dovid Katz; Tumbalalayka; Afn Pripetshik; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 21
[movies]Jacob Schlitt 12dec2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
Jacob Schlitt grew up in New York City and speaks about being raised by his mother, who both gave him a Yiddish education and an understanding of the importance of being aware of social injustices. He fondly remembers his childhood, from learning the Four Questions (Fir Kashes) in Yiddish to winning a watch in Hebrew school after collecting the highest amount of donations for the JNF. Schlitt also discusses his life's work in labor and civil rights...
Keywords: bronx; new york city; public schools; arbetn shule; hebrew school; JNF; menorah; summer camps; socialist; socialism; civil rights; labor union; labor rights; radio; army; JLC; yiddish book center; national yiddish book center; wexler oral history project; jewish labor committee; advice; family history and stories; childhood; jewish identity; yiddish language; yiddish revival and activism; career and professional life; education; jewish holidays; united states; politics and political movements
Downloads: 53
[movies]Martin Broder 1December2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Martin Broder was interviewed on December 1, 2011 by Christa Whitney at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Advice; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Music; Press; Radio; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Eastern Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Summer camp; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Detroit; Cleveland; Brooklyn; Springfield MA; Chicago; I.J. Singer; Sidor Belarsky; Sholem Aleichem Institute; Workmen's Circle/ Arbeter Ring; Camp Vladeck; Camp Kinderland; late 1940s; 1980s; socialism; Tumbalalayke; Reform; Ultra-orthodox; Orthodox; Martin Broder; Medicine; Cardiology; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 42
[movies]Yankl Garelik 24Aug2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Yankl Garelik, Belarus-born printer now residing in Denver, Colorado, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 24, 2012 at Yidish-Vokh in Maryland. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Yankl Garelik Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Yidish-Vokh, Maryland, August 8, 2013...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Yiddish language; Soviet Union; Anti-Semitism; Immigration; Migration; United States; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Love; Relationships; Jewish Identity; Yiddish speaker; Coming back to Yiddish; Transmission; Advice; Klezmer; Eastern Europe; Yankl Garelik; Rechitza; Belarus; Minsk; Denver; Colorado; Italy; Yidish-vokh
Downloads: 9
[audio]The story of a zamler (a volunteer book collector) - Yiddish Book Center
Robert 'Itzik' Goldenberg has been a zamler (a volunteer book collector) for the Yiddish Book Center for the past 20 years. In a conversation with Aaron Lansky, Goldenberg recounts the adventures and encounters with Yiddish he's experienced as a zamler. Episode 54 January 29, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; zamler; collecting Yiddish books; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
Downloads: 423
[audio]SHOLEM ASCH, Der tilim Yid (Salvation) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]"Shmuglers" by Ozer Varshavski - Yiddish Book Center
Selections from the Yiddish novel. The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2004 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Ozer Varshavski; Short Stories; Translation; Yiddish
Downloads: 40
[audio]Yiddish and Ladino: Understanding Jewish Languages - Yiddish Book Center
Sephardic Studies professor and author Sarah Abrevaya Stein talks about editing the translation of a Ladino memoir into English and how her internship at the Yiddish Book Center shaped her understanding of Jewish languages. Episode 41 September 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Emma Morgenstern; Ladino; Salonika; Sarah Stein; Sephardic culture; Steiner Summer Yiddish Program; Translation; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 582
[audio]Beyond The Pale - Turkish Delight - Yiddish Book Center
Toronto-based klezmer band, Beyond the Pale, featuring Eric Stein (mandolin, tsimbl), Bogdan Djukic (violin), Milos Popovic (accordion), Martin van de Ven (clarinets), and Bret Higgins (bass). Beyond the Pale performs a unique blend of music, rooted in klezmer and infused with cross-cultural styles, and creates an explosive sound. Known for their dynamic and exuberant performances, Beyond the Pale delivers genre-defying music to audiences worldwide.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Beyond the Pale; Yiddish music
Downloads: 73
[audio]Behind the scenes of the The Deli Man - Yiddish Book Center
Award-winning director Erik Anjou talks to us about his latest documentary project The Deli Man. Anjou has been traveling across the country in pursuit of the story of deli, including the deli man Ziggy Gruber. We caught up with him on the trail to learn about the film, the deli culture, and the people behind the counter. Episode 48 November 27, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Erik Anjou; the Deli man; Ziggy Gruber; film; Yiddish
Downloads: 416
[audio]Yehiel Yeshiaa Trunk - Polyn - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Yiddish
Downloads: 64
[audio]Yidstock 2013: Top names in klezmer to perform July 18-21 - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with author, music critic, and Yidstock program director Seth Rogovoy to learn about Yidstock 2013 - from the opening concert with the Klezmer Conservatory Band to the Yidstock All-stars closing concert, as well as the workshop and talks that will take place at Yidstock 2013 (July 18-21 at the Yiddish Book Center). For more information and to purchase tickets yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock Episode 63 May 21, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in!; Yidstock; Yidstock 2013; klezmer; Seth Rogovoy; Klezmer Conservatory Band; klezmer bands
Downloads: 347
[audio]"What Hershel's Father Did" by Eric Kimmel - Yiddish Book Center
Yiddish children's story read in English.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Eric Kimmel; Translations; Yiddish
Downloads: 31
[audio]David Bergelson - Arum vokzal (At the Depot) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; David Bergelson; Yiddish
Downloads: 34
[audio]Allan Sherman: The Backstory - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Mark Cohen, author of the recently released Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman. We learn about Sherman - whose songs are legendary to a generation - and the representation of Jews in popular culture in the early 1960s. Cohen helps us understand who Sherman was and where he fits into the landscape of twentieth century Jewish comedians. Sherman influenced many great contemporary comics including Larry David, Jason Alexander, and Jerry Seinfeld...
Keywords: Allan Sherman; Mark Cohen; Jewish comedians; Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman; Aaron Lansky
Downloads: 902
[audio]Selections from "Outwitting History" - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky reads selections from his book live at the National Yiddish Book Center.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Nonfiction; Book Rescue; Yiddish
Downloads: 20
[audio]Fun Yorid - Yiddish Book Center
Hear a recording of Aaron Kriwitzky reading his poem, fun yorid, from an interview in 1972.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Kriwitsky; Yiddish
Downloads: 16
[audio]A lidele mit a ber - Yiddish Book Center
Jean Korim Shultz and her niece Harriet Jerusha Korim sing a little-known Yiddish Lullaby about a bear.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Jean Korim Shultz; Yiddish lullaby; Yiddish
Downloads: 30
[audio]Kretchmer's Bulgar - Marty Levitt - Yiddish Book Center
Listen (and dance!) to Kretchmerâs Bulgar, a lively Jewish dance tune from the repertoire of the Levitt family.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Marty Levitt; Discovery Project
Downloads: 34
[audio]Beryl Izyk by Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
Translated by Curt Leviant.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish Short Stories; Discovery Project
Downloads: 48
[audio]Leyke Post Carrey - "Purim" - Yiddish Book Center
Leyke Post Carrey, Boston's Yiddish Diva. A swinging song about one of the happiest Jewish holidays by Boston’s legendary Yiddish theatre composer, Rueben Ossofsky (heard here on piano)
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Leyke Post Carrey; Theatre; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 27
[audio]Dos mayse-bukh fun mayn lebn/Mayn leksikon? - Yiddish Book Center
Dos mayse-bukh fun mayn lebn/Mayn leksikon? The Story Book of My Life/My Biographical Dictionary by Melekh Ravitch Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Melekh Ravitch; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[audio]Everyday Jews by Yehoshue Perl - Yiddish Book Center
The Yiddish text and English translation appear in the Spring 2006 issue of Pakn Treger.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Yehoshue Perl; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 24
[audio]Bak on Sutzkever - Yiddish Book Center
Painter Samuel Bak in conversation with Elizabeth Pols, speaking about his relationship with poet Abraham Sutzkever.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Samuel Bak; Yiddish; Abraham Sutzkever; discovery project
Downloads: 39
[audio]The Badkhones of Yosif Frydman - Yiddish Book Center
National Yiddish Book Center summer program intern and Discovery Fellow Joshua Schwartz chants a portion of Yosif Frydman’s badkhones book (folk poetry) about the Jewish longing for Zion - and since it’s a long way to Israel from golus (exile), they might want to bring a Badkhn (folk poet) along to entertain!
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Joshua Schwartz; Yiddish; Discovery Project
Downloads: 27
[audio]Isaac Bashevis Singer - Gimpl Tam un andere dertseylungen - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Issac Bashevis-Singer; Yiddish
Downloads: 98
[audio]Isaac Leib Peretz - Hasidish (Hasidic Tales) - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Leib Peretz; Yiddish
Downloads: 37
[audio]Isaac Metzker - Oyfn zeydns felder? Grandfather's Arc - Yiddish Book Center
Sample from the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish. See www.yiddishbookcenter.org/rohrlibrary to purchase full recordings on CD.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish; Isaac Metzker; Yiddish
Downloads: 17
[audio]Listen to Berditchever Sher - Yiddish Book Center
The Discovery Project - Collecting Bessarabian Klezmer and More
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Discovery Project; Yiddish
Downloads: 51
[audio]Bak on Series - Yiddish Book Center
Painter Samuel Bak in conversation with Elizabeth Pols.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Samuel Bak; Yiddish; Yiddish painter; discovery project
Downloads: 28
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